How Not to Run for Governor(Rs-ME)
Several months ago, I noted that conservatives in Maine have plenty of options to reach the governor’s office. Unfortunately, no clear conservative candidate has fully broken out. Once could say that there are several good conservative options, who say all the “right” things. Matthew Gagnon of Pinetree Politics thinks, and I agree, that it’s because that’s *all* they’re saying on TV: [W]hy when there are | Read More »
Riding the New Conservative Wave to the Blaine House(ME-Gov.)
With the impending victory of Scott Brown in Massachussett[e]s, morally if not actual, conservatives here in the Northeast feel the winds of Change!™ shifting back in their own direction. Here in Maine, there is a strong culture of political independence, with more Independents elected governor than Republicans in the last forty years. The state, and Republicans in particular face a fractured primary. There are over | Read More »
Rep. Pence Disinvited from the Indy TeaPArty?
Being a fan of Mike Pence, and also a fan of the TeaParty Protests, I wondered if Pence was supporting/attending one. After leaving such a note on Pence’s Facebook page, a supporter of his named Meredith sent me a note saying that he has been turned down from addressing the Indianapolis rally. Wishing to verify(like a *real* journalist), I sent this email: Dear sir, Thank | Read More »
Re: Skanderbeg’s RedHot
The key principle here seems to be patience. Laar said that they “tried to become too rich too fast.” It seems to me that in our present crisis, we are flailing about desperately trying to hold on to what (with loan agreements) was never ours. And as the present economy shakes us down to what we truly own and don’t own, the government is now | Read More »
Back to Russia/Gerogia, or, Michael Totten is THE MAN!
According to Michael Totten, Georgia’s move into Ossetia was actually a counter to Russian collumns ALREADY pouring through the Roki Tunnel (i.e. The Gateway of Georgia). They just had to fight their way through Ossetia first…. If this is true, we have more to worry about with Russia than I thought; that they would go through relatively unprovoked. I can’t wait to see if they | Read More »
BREAKNG: FL & MI restored to DNC !Oh please, oh please, oh please….
Just off the wire at CNN, Florida and Michigan have had thier full voting rights restored to the Denver convention. It’s all up to the Superdelegates sticking to their word now. I’m gonna make another batch of popcorn.